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This lesson is the first in a two-part series on the weather. The study of the weather in these early years is important because it can help students understand that some events in nature have a repeating pattern. It is also important for students to study the earth repeatedly because they take...
Grade Level   K 1 2
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Students will learn about weather by taking walks in various types of conditions: sunny, rainy, windy, and snowy.
Grade Level   K 1 2
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In this activity, students make an evaporate, a deposit of salt that forms when salty water evaporites. Evaporites are found on land, such as the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, and at some locations in the ocean, such as the eastern Mediterranean Sea.
Grade Level   1 2 3
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Published in 2008
Given that previous findings on the social distribution of the effects of small classes have been mixed and inconclusive, in the present study I attempted to shed light on the mechanism through which small classes affect the achievement of low, and high-achieving students.I used data from a 4-year,...
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This site contains lessons and teacher information for the Map Adventures activity. Map Adventures, with seven accompanying lessons, is appropriate for grades K-3. Students will learn basic concepts for visualizing objects from different perspectives and how to understand /and use maps.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3
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Scientists classify dinosaurs into two major groups: those with reptile-like hips and those with bird-like hips. Students will compare two kinds of dinosaurs based upon the structure of the pelvis: bird-hipped and reptile-hipped.
Grade Level   K 1 2
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What are geological features and processes? Well, the features constitute anything from major landforms such as mountains or plateaus, to ripple marks or glacial striations (grooves) on a rock. The geological processes, such as volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, erosion, and deposition are what create...
Grade Level   3
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Published in 2015
This PDF booklet has fun word searches, mazes, and coloring pages designed to help teach your students about soils.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3
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A snowflake forms when a liquid water molecule becomes a frozen crystallized structure. Students will use Wixie to paint and personify their own unique snowflake and tell the story of that snowflake's adventure as it falls to Earth.
Grade Level   2 3
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Published in 2013
An animated storybook explains why people have explored since the beginning of time.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3
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Published in 2001
A description of several classroom activities for investigating lunar phases, Earth-Moon distances, and lunar eclipses.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3
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These are some of the animal species Charles Darwin would have seen when he visited the Galapagos Islands.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3
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The study of dinosaurs stretches children's imaginations, provides new perspectives on time and space, and invites students to discover worlds very different from our modern Earth. The study of dinosaurs is important in understanding the causes of past major extinctions of land animals. In this...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3
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"This site is a resource for anyone interested in paleontology, from the professional in the lab to the interested amateur scouting for fossils to the student in any classroom. We have gathered many different resources into this single entry """"""""portal"""""""" to paleontological information on...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5
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"The website is based on a four-part television series that tells the stories of natural disasters, the scientists who struggle to understand and predict them, and the people whose lives are forever changed by them. The site contains original articles that explain the science behind volcanoes,...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5
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This Web site contains selected USGS educational resources that may be useful to educators in primary school grades (Kindergarten to Grade 6). Many of these resources can be used directly in the classroom (see Resource Symbols) or will be useful in classroom lessons or demonstration activities...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6
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This hands-on activity explores five different forms of erosion (chemical, water, wind, glacier, and temperature). Students rotate through stations and model each type of erosion on rocks, soils and minerals. The students record their observations and discuss the effects of erosion on the Earth's...
Grade Level   3 4 5
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Students will observe the amount of water in an open container over time, and they will observe the amount of water in a closed container over time. Students will compare and contrast the sets of observations over time.
Grade Level   K 1 2
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Check out the Let's Fly Away activity. Children can interact online with an aircraft-covered dodecahedron. Or, print out the activity pages to learn about 12 different aircraft and build their own 3-D dodecahedron!
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5
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"The """"""""Space Lunch"""""""" game helps them learn about nutrition and healthy eating habits as they hunt for matching food groups."
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5
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